Lucknow 5 days after complaining a few rape try, a 16-year-old minor Dalit woman was found hanging at her home in a village beneath Haidergarh police station of Barabanki district on Thursday morning.
Her relations alleged the woman dedicated suicide because of the delay in arrest of the accused and after dealing with mockery by the alleged particular person. They mentioned she was very depressed with the incident and reportedly determined to finish her life.
As per police, the woman dedicated suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of a room in her home and her mom noticed the body first on Thursday morning. The woman’s household knowledgeable the native village head, who in flip knowledgeable the police.
Barabanki superintendent of police (SP), Dinesh Kumar Singh mentioned the FIR beneath Indian Penal Code sections 376/511 for rape try was lodged at Haidergarh police station on the woman’s criticism on June 17. He mentioned the medical examination of the woman was completed earlier and her assertion earlier than the judicial Justice of the Peace was to be recorded on Thursday however earlier than this, the police have been knowledgeable about her suicide.
He mentioned the investigation officer of the case, sub-inspector Yogendra Pratap Singh had been suspended reportedly for negligence within the case investigation and departmental enquiry initiated towards him. He mentioned a senior police officer had been requested to probe the suicide and if required, one other case of abetment to suicide could be lodged.
The SP himself visited the spot following resentment amongst relations and villagers after the woman’s demise. He pacified the villagers by assuring them to take strict motion towards the culprits.